WLU Coll. Manuscript Collections
Found in 625 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains a memorial volume and papers relating to Junkin and his works. Specifically there is a typescript concerning Marion Junkin's mural, The Struggle for Intellectual Freedom and a program for an exhibit of Junkin's work held at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in 1939.
The collection consists of correspondences and articles about the statue "Old George," particularly regarding the restoration of the statue and its historiocity.
This collection consists of a donor letter and accompanying materials about William R. Clark, specifically a photograph and a copy of his Curriculum Vitae. The letter includes memories of interactions with Clark. There is also a photograph of male members of the Randolph Street Methodist Church, Lexington, Virginia (ca. 1955).
This collection consists of fourteen broadsides from Staunton, Virginia, including King's Daughters Hospital rules, fire alarm information, a church directory, and advertisements.
This collection includes publications covering the U. S. Army 4th Infantry Division, especially regarding its duty in Vietnam, with 31 issues of The Ivy Leaf, from Camp Enari, Vietnam (1967-1968), and several issues of Ivy Leaves, the publication of the National 4th Infantry (Ivy) Division Association.
This collection contains U. S. House of Representatives printed documents about prohibition dated 1808, 1815, 1826, and 1930.
This collection contains newspaper and magazine articles about Cy Twombly's work and art exhibit brochures.
Collection relating to proposal to hang photos of McCormick family portraits in Rockbridge County Courthouse
This collection includes 35 items relating to a proposal to hang portraits of Cyrus, Leander, and Robert McCormick in the Rockbridge County Courthouse, including a memorandum from Cyrus Bentley II dated January 6, 1912 and copies of memoranda and correspondence from William A. Anderson, William G. McDowell, and other parties.
This broadside, which contains a tribute to the memory of Colonel Charles A. Davidson, was originally written for the Lexington Gazette.
This collection contains a letter from Professor Conrad M. Speece to Polly Hanna, daughter of prominent Lexington citizen Matthew Hanna, dated 1791 and a transcription of an article in the Rockbridge County News in which the letter was printed. The letter addresses gender roles of the 1700s, specifically the perceived innate characteristics of women and their ability and desire to learn.
This collection is a handwritten copy by Cornelia Peake McDonald of her 'A diary with reminiscences of the war', from March 1861-1865.
This collection includes drafts, manuscripts, and corrected typescripts of published and several unpublished novels, short story collections, volumes of poetry, his lectures, and a list of all of Stuart's publications from 1959-2009.
These papers include five binders containing copies of Cornelius' poems, plays, musical compositions, and paintings.
The series contains primary and secondary resources on the Rockwell brothers, Paul Ayres and Kiffin Yates, and World War I aviation history utilized by author and historian Dale L. Walker in his research. Walker has written, among others, Only the Clouds Remain: Ted Parsons of the Lafayette Escadrille, Amsterdam, NY: Alandale Press, 1980.
This receipt signed by Daniel Boone shows payment by William Fleming for a land survey.
In this Jan. 31, 1849 letter to Phelps Collins at West Point, New York, Hill describes the students he is teaching at Washington College and the townspeople of Lexington.
This collection ncludes correspondence with various Washington and Lee University officials (Sessoms, Hotchkiss, Parsons and Wilson); other alumni concerning Washington and Lee University Admissions, athletics, fund raising, college history, the Washington Society, the 250th observance at Washington and Lee University; the minutes of the Alumni Board of Directors; course book from 1998 alumni college titled Older than America: an oral history of Washington and Lee.
Typescripts of letters from and to Ballenger.
This collection contains three ledgers: Leonidas Willson Irwin's spiritual diary, 1887-1937; D.C. Irwin's pastor's register, 1869-c.1881; D.C. Irwin's account book, 1895-96.
This collection consists of ten notebooks of Humphrey's surveys of Lexington, Buena Vista, and surrounding areas in Virginia, including surveys for the Lexington Development Company.
The letters in this collection were written by Dean Robert Henry Tucker to Mrs. David Embry who was inquiring about her husband's degree from Washington and Lee University. David Embry received his diploma, dated July 28, 1944, and graduated with honors. At the time of the letters he was serving in the Navy.
This collection includes correspondence while Jamison was Secretary of War of South Carolina, 1861; scattered letters and papers pertaining to the South Carolina Secession Convention of which he was president, and papers related to his tenure as presiding judge of the military court of Gen. Beauregard's Corps, 1862-1864. Robert Woodward Barnwell and Lawrence Massillon Keitt are among the correspondents.